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Karachi shuts to mourn its dead: Shooting and arson keep city on edge
By S. Raza Hassan and Imran Ayub
KARACHI, March 4: As the city shut down on Monday in mourning for the people killed in Sunday’s deadly bombing, violence accompanied by firing, arson attacks and exchange of heavy gunfire along the Superhighway after the burial of Abbas Town victims, left at least two men dead and 12 wounded.
Govt has failed to protect citizens, observes SC
By Nasir Iqbal
ISLAMABAD, March 4: The gruesome murder of scores of people in a massive bomb blast in Karachi forced the Supreme Court on Monday to observe that the federal and provincial governments had failed to protect the life and property of citizens.
Zardari seeks to allay US concerns
By Zulqernain Tahir
LAHORE, March 4: Allaying concerns of the United States over the $7.5billion Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project, President Asif Ali Zardari said on Monday that Pakistan did not intend to offend anyone by pursuing this project of national importance.
Voting right for overseas Pakistanis an uphill task: govt
By Our Staff Reporter
ISLAMABAD, March 4: Attorney General Irfan Qadir told the Supreme Court on Monday that the grant of voting right to overseas Pakistanis in the coming general election was an uphill task.
Musharraf blames US for terrorism
By Anwar Iqbal
WASHINGTON, March 4: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has blamed failed US policies for the rise in terrorism in South Asia.
Industrial policy of PTI aims at creating 10m jobs
By A Reporter
ISLAMABAD, March 4: The Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf unveiled on Monday its nine-point industrial policy and claimed that it would revive the industry by restoring confidence of investors and creating 10 million jobs.
Indian court puts govt in bind on beheading claims
By Our Correspondent
NEW DELHI, March 4: India’s Supreme Court on Monday asked the federal government if it proposed to take the alleged beheading of Indian soldiers by Pakistanis before the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.
Malala, Bill Clinton among Nobel peace prize nominees
OSLO, March 4: The Norwegian Nobel Committee says a record 259 nominations have been received for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, with publicly disclosed candidates including Malala Yousufzai and a US soldier accused of leaking classified material to WikiLeaks.
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